In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 1 March 2018, don’t miss our breeding special issue, including features on how to breed your ideal horse, the real cost of embryo transfer, the unassuming Spanish stud producing eventing legends and much more. In this week’s ‘vet clinic’ we look at how to recognise the signs of a fatal fungal throat infection and we also talk to leading female showjumper, Laura Renwick. Read reports from hunting with the Westmeath, Christ Church and Farley Hill Beagles, racing and point-to-point action from across the UK and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 1 March 2018


  • Research gives new insight into horses’ sight
  • How horses behave doesn’t necessarily match their stress levels
  • Racing gives former prisoner second chance
  • When grooms aren’t paid what are their rights?
  • Obituaries
  • Breeders say passport issues are forcing cull


  • Royal riders throughout history: Experts explore how horses have been used for diplomatic power since 1485

Breeding special

  • Dante Weltino: The stallion who turned heads at last year’s Europeans
  • Spanish superstars: The unassuming Spanish stud producing eventing legends
  • How to breed your ideal horse: 8 things all first time breeders should know
  • The real cost of embryo transfer: Twins, decisions and small print — one breeder’s diary
  • How small studs are beating the big boys: The British breeders punching above their weight


  • All in a day’s work: Photographer Libby Law on having a signature look and working 80-hour weeks
  • Property: Lancashire havens
  • Vet clinic: Recognising the signs of fatal fungal throat condition
  • Horse hero: Eye-catching four-star eventer My Royal Touch
  • Masterclass: Showing star Aimee Devane on improving suppleness
  • H&H interview: Leading female showjumper Laura Renwick on keeping horses and making sacrifices
  • Products: Relieve your horse’s itchy skin
  • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh on “rebranding” your child’s first hunting fall


  • Letters page, plus 100 horseworld clichés
  • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
  • Showjumping: Brian Walker
  • Racing: Fergal O’Brien
  • Point-to-point: David Simpson


  • Hunting: Westmeath, Christ Church and Farley Hill Beagles, Farquhar’s diary, plus hunt hero and the Hon Diana Beaumont
  • Dressage: Addington and Myerscough regionals, para winter championships and highlights
  • Showjumping: Solihull, Arena UK, Richmond and international
  • Racing: Kempton, Newcastle and Exeter
  • Point-to-point: Garthorpe, Badbury Rings and Corbridge

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